All NAV offices in Bergen to remain closed on Wednesday

NAV stabbingPhoto: Torstein Bøe / NTB

The NAV offices in Bergen continue to be closed after the stabbing attack at Danmarksplass on Monday. NAV is now considering strengthening its security when the offices reopen.

The information was announced by communications consultant Birgitte B. Lygre, according to the newspaper Bergens Tidende.

The NAV office in Årstad has decided that they will be closed for the week for the sake of the police investigation. As for the remaining NAV offices in Bergen, which are closed on Wednesday, they are considering strengthening the security at the offices.

“As part of the preparations for opening, a risk assessment is made for each individual office. Strengthened security is being considered. We know that it is demanding for many people to return to the office after such a dramatic event,” municipal director Tommy Johansen in Bergen told TV 2.

Two NAV employees were stabbed at NAV Årstad at Danmarksplass on Monday morning. A woman in her late 50s died of her injuries. A man in his 30s has been arrested and charged with murder and inflicting grievous bodily harm.

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